Skip to comments.(Malkin) Flying high on the public's dime
Posted on 12/11/2002 6:04:17 AM PST by xsysmgrEdited on 07/12/2004 3:59:35 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
Another public servant has been infected with an acute case of helicopteritis. You know: Flights for me, but not for thee. Traffic jams for the masses, from which government officials get free passes.
King James McGreevey, otherwise known as New Jersey's Democrat Gov. James McGreevey, is still flying blind after his bout with the illness. Even after Gannett New Jersey reporters exposed Mr. McGreevey's addiction to state-owned choppers for private trips, His Royal Highness McGreevey continues to ignore public outrage and claim "executive privilege."
(Excerpt) Read more at washtimes.com ...
I am surprised they don't all demand a throne room complete with dancing girls and feather fans.
Probably because we impeached the one who did...
Paging Bill Clinton....
He can just make a phone call to his sugar daddy, Kushner, and get everything paid for by his sugar daddy:(A total of $237,000 poured into the states Democratic Committee from Mr. Kushner or his associates on one day in March of last year. "No single politician has benefited from Kushners open wallet more than McGreevey," The Record reported. "Since 1997, the Kushner network has contributed more than $1.5 million to political funds benefiting McGreevey." )
"According to Gannett's review of state documents obtained after a public records request, Mr. McGreevey commandeered taxpayer-funded birds 272 times during his first 10 months in office.
He avoided notorious Jersey traffic congestion and took to the friendly skies almost daily in the months of September, October and early November 2002.
Fourteen of the helicopter trips were nongovernment-related, at a cost of $1,200 an hour..." - Michelle Malkin
Out-of-control "Power to the People?" RAT-flight.
Michelle Malkin PING!
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